NOTA BENE

Notes, comment and buzz from Eugene Kaspersky – Official Blog

April 24, 2013
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Two London Oscars.

Last night in London this year’s SC Awards ceremony took place.

The SC Awards are a bit like the Oscars for European IT-Sec, and I normally find myself in attendance most years to pick up an award, for example – last April. But last night was the first time we received two of the most prestigious London Oscars in one night. Hurray!

And they’re not just any old awards:

  • Information Security Vendor of the Year; and
  • Information Security Team of the Year (for our GReAT (Global Research and Analysis) team.

Nice. Thank you to my agent, Mum, Dad, cat, God, etc., etc.; but mainly – thanks to the KLers who made this all poss :).

sc-awards-2013-kaspersky-win-london-uk2

sc-awards-2013-kaspersky-win-london-uk3That’s my boys, and girls

sc-awards-2013-kaspersky-win-london-ukHi-5! Mostly Brit KLers upon hearing the win announcement. Smart lot :)

sc-awards-2013-kaspersky-win-london-uk4The cloud 9ers

sc-awards-2013-kaspersky-win-london-uk-afterpartyA well-deserved drink or three. We’ll have to get rid of all those smudges and fingerprints before permanent mantelpiece placement

duty-free-out-of-order“Closed for technical reasons” – the classic ubiquitous Soviet notice to cover up a naughty sickie, a smoke break, or just to say plain “back soon”. Couldn’t refrain from posting this picture taken in the airport duty-free in Moscow en route to London. The notice so elegantly matches this super stylish ad (which perfectly describes my mood at the moment :)

The rest of the photos are here.

 

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Josephine C. Chua

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